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All Nippon Airways (ANA), Boeing's (BA) largest 787 customer with 17 Dreamliners, has...

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Boeing's (BA) largest 787 customer with 17 Dreamliners, has safely carried out a two-hour test flight of the jet with its modified battery system. However, while Ethiopian Airlines has already flown the plane commercially, ANA intends to conduct at least 230 test flights before allowing customer back on in June. Fellow carrier Japan Airlines plans to carry out its first 787 test flight next month.
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  • combie
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    230 test flights!
    How much you want to bet on all 230 going without a hitch or another fiasco?
    28 Apr 2013, 09:44 AM Reply Like
  • thomas85225
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    ANA will conduct about 230 test flights for pilots with the upgraded 787s, said Hiroyuki Ito, a senior executive vice president.
    (Get to get the flight crews back up to speed ! ANA has 17 787)


    ANA should take a wait and see approach to the battery problems and just watch the other airlines


    ANA said additional battery monitoring systems will also be installed on all 787’s to check in-flight performance and all batteries will be removed and inspected at designated intervals.
    This would be a good job for Boeing CEO James McNerney


    Boeing needs to take a Flight Data Recorders and instrumentation the battery with electrical load sensors, heat sensor ect and Closed-circuit television camera
    This would be a good job for Boeing CEO James McNerney to watch the Closed-circuit television camera


    The 787 battery repair
    The High price of the repair is due to all the left over Boeing F-35, F-22, B-2 parts which are invisible to the untrained eye like a military hammer
    Boeing should have installed the battery inside one of the onboard GE refrigerators with the flight crews keeping an eye on its each time the refrigerators door is open! or install a transparent door and save the $465,000
    To reassure the public that the plane is safe, Apple will offer
    and I phone that will monitor the battery performance that will allow the Boeing stock holder to sell their Boeing stock if the fix does work out .


    UPS 747-400 flight 6 Posted on April 27, 2013 at 7:19 PM. Jump to comment
    28 Apr 2013, 07:28 PM Reply Like
  • al roman
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    Very Good,Best !
    28 Apr 2013, 10:20 PM Reply Like
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